Lingyun Temple in Leshan
Attractions Overview: Lingyun Temple in Leshan
Attraction Type: Temple
Chinese Name: 乐山凌云寺
English Name: Lingyun Temple in Leshan
Best Time to Visit: Spring or fall
Recommended Visiting Time: 2 hour
Open Hours: 08:30-18:30
Admission Fee: Included in the through ticket of Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Spot
Address in English: Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Spot, No. 2435, Lingyun Road, Shizhong District, Leshan City
Address in Chinese: 乐山市市中区凌云路2435号乐山大佛景区内
Why is Lingyun Temple So Special?
Sichuan Lingyun Temple, surrounded by nine mountains, than Leshan Buddha was built a hundred years earlier. After thousands of years of continuous repair and repair, save to the present appearance. Because there is a big Buddha in front of the temple, it is also called the Great Buddha Temple. Now yuling Yun Temple, although the face has not been as good as the initial phase, time and space is also different, but can feel the ancient people’s virtue of the place.
Where is Lingyun Temple?
Lingyun Temple is located at Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Spot, No. 2435, Lingyun Road, Shizhong District, Leshan City, and the Chinese address is: 乐山市市中区凌云路2435号乐山大佛景区内. The temple lies about 154 km from Chengdu (成都), the capital of Sichuan province (四川省).
How to Get Lingyun Temple?
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For independent travelers you can
Lingyun temple lies about 6 km from Leshan City, you can take bus No.3, 13, 18 from Leishan City to the temple.
Main Attractions in Lingyun Temple
Heavenly King Hall
Hall of the Great Hero
Scripture Collection Hall
Lingyun Temple is a must-visit for spiritual travelers and first-time visitors to the Leshan Giant Buddha.
Best Time to Lingyun Temple
The best time to visit the temple and its surroundings is during spring or fall, when weather is mild and rainstorms are less frequent. Summer tends to be the wettest season in Leshan, while winter temperatures can get chilly. Avoid visiting on Chinese national holidays, when the temple is packed with Chinese tourists.
Useful Travel Tips
Day trips to the temple and Buddha statue typically last about eight hours.
Most tours include a Szechuan lunch at a local restaurant, as well as round-trip transportation from Chengdu hotels.